U.S. Fiance(é) Visas: How to schedule a K-1 visa interview in the United Kingdom

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If your fiancé(e) visa petition has been approved and forwarded to the U.S. Embassy in London, check out this Slideshare presentation for information about how and when you should book your visa interview appointment. Keep reading for information about how to reschedule your appointment, if required.

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U.S. Fiance(é) Visas: How to schedule a K-1 visa interview in the United Kingdom

  1. 1. Fiancé(e) Visas Booking a K-1 Visa Interview
  2. 2. K-1 Visa Interviews Applicants in the UK From May 3, 2016, you can choose the date of your visa interview These FAQs will cover when and how you should schedule, as well as how to reschedule your appointment if required
  3. 3. When can I schedule my interview?
  4. 4. When can I schedule my interview? As soon as the Immigrant Visa Unit receives your approved petition, they will write to you about booking your appointment This will be within 8 weeks of your petitioner receiving the I-797 Notice of Action If more than 8 weeks have passed, please Contact Us
  5. 5. Before you schedule you will be asked to 1 • Electronically complete and submit the Form DS-160 2 • Gather all documents you are required to bring to your interview 3 • Schedule and attend a medical examination with the panel physician in London 4 • Submit the Notification of Applicant Readiness Form
  6. 6. When can I schedule my interview? As soon as you have completed the necessary steps, you can book your appointment online If you try to schedule your interview online too soon, you will receive the error message “Case Number is not ready for an appointment” You do not need to check your application status online at CEAC
  7. 7. How do I schedule my interview?
  8. 8. Online at https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-gb/iv That is also where you will pay the visa application fee and register with the courier service for the return of your documents When scheduling your appointment online make sure you select “I need to schedule a K visa appointment” How do I schedule my interview?
  9. 9. When you have paid the fee, you will be offered the first available interview date Or you can choose a date that is best for you Please print the confirmation page via “Print Instructions” to bring to your interview No confirmation letter will be sent to you How do I schedule my interview?
  10. 10. Can I schedule my visa interview and medical examination for the same day? Sorry, no! The Immigration Visa Unit must have your medical in time for your interview & it can take up to 5 work days to arrive If there is no medical report, your application cannot be processed This is why you should attend your medical before scheduling your visa interview
  11. 11. Can I reschedule my interview?
  12. 12. Can I reschedule my interview? YES! Simply log into your account and select “Reschedule Appointment” Couldn’t attend? Follow the instructions under “Missed Appointment” to reschedule Need an earlier interview? You can log in and check the appointment calendar Cancellations occur on a regular basis
  13. 13. …Remember 1 • The Immigrant Visa Unit will write to you once the approved petition has been received 2 • Electronically complete and submit the Form DS-160 3 • Gather all your documents required for your interview 4 • Schedule and attend your medical examination 5 • Submit the Notification of Applicant Readiness Form 6 • Schedule your visa interview
  14. 14. …Remember! The outcome of a visa application cannot be guaranteed We therefore advise you against making final travel/wedding plans unless the visa has been issued and you are in receipt of your passport
  15. 15. If the interview has been booked, please attend You can reschedule your appointment by creating an account online at https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-gb/iv If you submitted your forms and attended your medical, but have not been offered an appointment, you may now create an account online and schedule an appointment Those of you who submitted the forms before May 3, 2016
  16. 16. Now visit our website at https://uk.usembassy.gov/visas/fiancee- 2/the-interview/ for information on preparing for your visa interview
  17. 17. Click on the logos below for information and updates from U.S. Embassy London! Special Relationship Magazine Follow us!

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